Timing Matters: When to Experience the Best Helicopter Tours in Dubai

If you are planning to visit the city of Dubai, could you tell how many hours or even days you may need to discover the city’s most popular landmarks? Probably this needs plenty of time and a large budget. However, Helicopter tours can be a better option through which you will be able to experience a unique perspective of some of the most famous landmarks in the world in countable minutes.

Now you are about to figure out why to experience such a tour, the best time, and the season, In addition, you will find some answers to the frequently asked questions regarding tours that will prepare you to start your awesome trip

Experience the best helicopter Tour

Helicopter Tour Dubai provides a unique and supreme experience, distinguished from traditional outings. Designed to accommodate various preferences, these tours offer a charming journey suitable for families, couples, or individuals looking for a solo adventure. Whether you are flying above famous landmarks or immersing yourself in the serenity of natural wonders, these exceptional tours go beyond the usual, ensuring a memorable experience for all types of travelers. 

When you step onto the helicopter it gives a feeling of entering a world of excitement. With each blink of your eye, you will be thrilled by breathtaking views and a perspective of the world below that only a few have the privilege to see. As you effortlessly glide above city skylines and majestic landmarks, you will be captivated by the sheer magnificence of it all.

With every spin of the helicopter blade, you will discover a new and even more breathtaking view and knowledgeable pilots guiding your journey and sharing fascinating insights along the way make the ride even better.

 Every aspect of the experience is designed to ensure your comfort, safety, and enjoyment.

Keep in mind that the tour is not only about reaching the destination but also about enjoying the journey itself. Therefore, enjoy every moment and make long-lasting memories from this exceptional adventure.


Best time and season to visit the city and book your tour:

One of the frequently asked questions is when to visit Dubai, an answer provided for this question depends on the activity you seek.

Generally, tourists tend to visit the country when the temperature gets milder, this is normally between November to March, and the number of tourists decreases during summer.
Spring is ideal for individuals seeking outdoor activities both within and outside the city.

The pleasant temperatures ensure an enjoyable experience 
When visiting Dubai in autumn, you still can enjoy warm weather and sunny days, similar to spring. There are still approximately 10 hours of daylight to enjoy during these months, and the sea temperatures are also pleasant. Therefore, a day at the beach is definitely a possibility.

So, a conclusion, the ideal time for a helicopter tour in Dubai is from November to March, which is the cooler season with milder temperatures and more pleasant weather. This period offers better visibility and a more stable climate, ensuring a more enjoyable experience.

Also remember that Timing matters, avoiding sunset or post-sunset tours and choosing midday or early mornings is advised to maximize the visibility and ensure you get an unprecedented experience.

Frequently asked questions:

What will you see during a helicopter tour over Dubai city?

Many iconic landmarks including Burj Khalifa, The Palm Jumeirah, The Dubai Marina, and some other landmarks, this also vary based on the time of the tour.

How long does the Helicopter Tour flight take?

From 12 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the chosen tour.

Why would I book Jumeirah Helicopter Tours?

You will have unforgettable memories, discovering the beauty of the city with certified, well-educated, and trained pilots.

Are the helicopter tours safe?

Helicopters and pilots are certified, and the safety team ensures taking care of every passenger until the helicopter lands safely.

Is it allowed to take photos during the ride?

Yes, it is allowed.

Is there a minimum age for the tour?

Children below 4 years old and weighing less than 16 kg are not allowed in the tours.

What is the recommended meal before going on a helicopter tour in Dubai?

It is recommended to avoid any greasy meal, a light, fulfilling meal will be sufficient.


Book your unforgettable helicopter tour in Dubai

Whether you are a UAE resident or temporarily visiting the country, and wish to have unforgettable moments, don’t miss the chance to explore Dubai from an ariel perspective.
Book your tour with Helicopter Tour Dubai, it offers a variety of tours with different packages to cater to various time and budget requirements, with skilled and highly trained pilots who navigate the skies confidently, in addition to their knowledge of the city’s history and culture, with them providing informative comments you will feel like having a tour guide with you which makes the tour more engaging and enhancing your experience.

You can enjoy The Palm 17 minute helicopter ride Dubai or Gyrocopter and more provided by Jumeirah Helicopter Tours


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Published: 27/02/2024 14:52
Modified: 27/02/2024 15:04

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Our price range starts from AED 675.

The Helicopter Safety Team will take care of each passenger until the helicopter land safely. Our Helicopters and Pilots are fully certified by GCAA.
You will fly at around 1,000 – 1,500feet
The fastest recorded speed of a helicopter is roughly 248 miles per hour
The Helicopter is the only aircraft that can move forward, backward, side-to-side, and hover. It can also take off and land in tight spaces.
A helicopter tour by helicopter tour Dubai is a memory of a lifetime, which you don’t want to waste worrying about wearing something not comfortable enough for the tour.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a light jacket for the drop in temperature as you go up.
  • Wear comfortable shoes that will not come loose.
  • Wear sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Keep long hair pulled back.
  • Do not wear loose jewelry.
  • For better pictures: wear dark-colored clothes since they reduce the reflection on the helicopter windows. Unlike lighter colors that tend to ruin your photos due to the window's reflection.
A maximum of 5-6 passengers is allowed on each flight.
All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Children below 2 years are not allowed due to GCAA regulations.

Atlantis Hotel Helipad (White Beach Parking) and Dubai Police Academy.

Women up to 32 weeks pregnant have to provide a doctor's certificate allowing them to fly.

Operating on a daily basis from 9 am – 5 pm (before sunset). 

Check-in 45 Min earlier for weigh-in, safety briefing, passport control, and security along with an original/copy of passport or official photo ID.

Anytime as per your schedule because the visibility is unpredictable.

Yes, to secure your seats please book your flight prior as timings are subject to availability.

Yes, because children have their own seats. 

Parking is available outside the terminal building.

The weight limit is 125 kgs per passenger if passengers weigh more or close to this, may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight. We cannot offer a tour if a seat belt extender is required.

Once inside the helicopter, you can take your own pictures as many as you can. But you cannot take pictures while walking to and from Heliport to the helicopter due to safety precautions.

The final seating in the helicopter is determined by the weights of all passengers in the flight. You can request a seat, but we cannot guarantee in advance.

Only sunglasses and a smartphone or small camera are permitted on board; complimentary lockers are available for other valuables. Selfie sticks and tablets are not permitted on board.

Smartphones and consumer cameras are welcome. Selfie sticks, tablets and professional cameras, and lenses of more than 400 mm are not permitted on board.

Tours canceled more than 48 hours prior to departure will receive a 100% refund
Tours canceled 24 to 48 hours prior to departure will receive a 50% refund
Tours canceled less than 24 hours prior to departure will not be refunded